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about arming everybody. >> you are going to like this one. >> clinton, bush, and obama. >> thank you. it is an honor to meet you. i hope you will have cartels in your office on capitol hill. >> you have to advertise. >> thank you. thank you. >> you sent me that e-mail. i got this e-mail and ended up with to cafe lattes. got one because i had been chattering. >> it is temporary. >> you crazy kid. >> how are you? >> i have not even read your review. tomorrow when i am working on my column, that is when i will be allowed to read it and treated and posted. i would love that. >> you know you can get your food bill with me any time. i will see you. lynen here. you can get a good photo leading in. >> okay. you're going to do it yourself. >> nice person. [inaudible conversations] >> oh, yes. yes. is that the same one? >> i have it in red and pink. >> you are styling, baby cakes. yes. see you tomorrow. thank you. what happens to these things? >> well, it is not that big. it is only like 30 people. you can just keep that one handy. >> i will be there. >> maybe i can start a fight with them. >>
day and thanks for joining us. next, president obama pardons to turkeys at the white house. then part of the national menorah lighting ceremony celebrating hanukkah which began last night. from novemberage 25, 1963 of the state funeral for president john f. kennedy. the c-spanternoon, series on first ladies continues with a look at the life of jacqueline kennedy. pardoned twoama national thanksgiving turkey's yesterday at the white house. there is a look. >> ah - good afternoon everybody and happy thanksgiving. ,he office of the presidency the most powerful position in the world, brings with it many awesome and solemn responsibilities. this is not one of them. [laughter] the white house turkey pardon is a great tradition and i know malia loves it as does sasha. generally speaking, thanksgiving is a bad day to be a turkey. especially in a house with two dogs. i salute our two guests of honor, carmel and popcorn for their bravery. they came all the way from outside badger, minnesota to be with us. they, like my chief of staff, are vikings fans. i'm not sure they know that -- see? i'm
presidents'second terms, or is there something special about obama? >> interesting point, thank you. >> i think at the beginning date 10 deuce eight -- at the beginning they tend to speak more to the press because they want to be known to the public, and so they will speak a lot. i would say generally presidents -- i was doing some figures and adding up all the figures i keep to the end of october, and i could see that the number of speeches that he has given he has read deuced the number of speeches -- he has reduced the number of speeches. what he has done is increased the number of interviews he has done over the years. but he liked interviews right off. but one of the things we can see is giving a summary of some of the figures. presidents the about 500 times a year, and no matter whether a democrat or republican, liberal, or a conservative, they're going to speak about 500 times a year. but how they deal with the press is going to depend on what their and what theyare are comfortable with. example, clinton talked a lot. not only did he give this a number of speeches, but he did short
: thank you for having me. >> president obama will spare a pair of turkeys, live on c-span. the president and ceo of the cleveland clinic. he talks about the ongoing debate over health care. here is a preview. >> what do you think? >> i think we have to understand what is going on in health care across the country. health care has become so expensive and united states. it is now consuming 18% of our gdp. is starting to eat into education and other social programs that we want to have and need to have. we are more expensive than any other country in the world and we have to harness that inflation rate. we have to bring the cost down so that we can remain competitive. we have been at this a long time. it is a process that started several years ago. we have closed one hospital that was two miles from hospitals. frankly, we have consolidated services. we consolidated services for obstetrics, for rehabilitation, for cardiac surgery, for pediatrics. and for trauma. for example, trauma, when we consolidated the services, we saw a 20% improvement in mortality rates. this is been a long process fo
by enemies bent on our destruction. jrf write-in this deal will be another obama administration failure. susan, good morning. you on with trita parsi. caller: thank you for educating us on what is happening. since this was a big issue, my question on the heels of the lady before us, how did that treaty and any of the safeguards having to do with compliance of nuclear weapons mixed in with the agreement that was just passed this weekend? are we ignoring what was discussed at the united nations or did the united nation's not include anything to do with nuclear weapons used for mass destruction? guest: the treaty is the basis of this agreement. it is specifically mentioned in the text as well is on the last page of the deal. that is something the iranians insisted on. their interpretation is that there is such a right to enrich such a thing as the right to enrich. i do not think the united states has had any objections to that. the difference has been the difference of interpretation of article four of the treaty, whether there is a right to enrich or not. using that as a legal framework,
on your behalf. thank you, dreamworks, for what you do. hank you jeffrey for your hospitality. bless you and god bless america. can't wait to see your next movie. [applause] and and and and and ... : president obama and dreamworks animation in glendale, studio of, and that's movie producer jeffrey one of the president's top supporters. after spending three days on the the president is heading back to washington where pardon the thanksgiving turkey and a ceremony in the garden. later on today, today's guest is nahs nasa administrator and he life and space agency. and from simmons college in oston a discussion about women in politics. nd the city councilman talks about differences between men to did n when it comes he deciding to run for office. >> the goal is to operate with a entitlement.nse of to say i'm deserving in that opportunity and i'm prepared and qualified. but it's all those other nag insecurities and doubts that get way.e says that t takes a minimum of seven people to woman to run for office. how you venture to guess many it takes a man? >> himself. is not a joke. was recruit
. thanks, john. [ applause ] >> tomorrow, former middle east advisor to president obama and clinton, dennis ross, will have a discussion on national security on foreign policy challenges. the new america foundation will begin the discussion that begins at 12:15 eastern live here on c-span. on c-span 2, a deal reached with iran the past weekend in geneva switzerland over the country's nuclear program. that's live from the heritage foundation at noon eastern. >> now, former treasury secretary larry summers on the outlook for the u.s. economy. he was interviewed last week in "the wall street journal" ceo council meeting. this is 35 minutes. >> larry summers on the deficit and economic growth. this is 35 minutes. >> it is my great honor and privilege to be here with larry summers. when he was two years old his parents took him to his pediatrician who happened to be my father. according to larry's father, a story he told, his parents expressed concern that larry was not talking much at two years old. supposedly my father's response was i would not worry about it once he starts. he will never sto
: hello. thank you, ben come your breath of fresh air. i wholeheartedly agree about barack obama being the first fully media trained president. in mountlake, i think he calls them plays cards such the people disassociate him from his policies. in that regard, you were speaking on syria. i am wondering whether this relates to hillary clinton and benghazi. he is creating a story in the public that these issues are more complicated than people realize, that coming up with decisions is difficult and therefore they couldn't have made any other choices. that way he can paint people on the right who want it to look at the facts and factual accounting portrayed as racist who just want to bring down the first but president. >> guest: i think there is truth to that. the idea president obama has avoid culpability is eminently true. when it comes to benghazi, there's a lot we don't know, including the president's own actions. we also don't know what is going on at the cia annex and benghazi. that is information we have to find out. information is clear that president obama's middle eastern foreign
of these issues. thank you for coming. thank you for your participation and i hope you will come back. >> thank you very much. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> president obama and the rest of the first found will take part in a service project ahead of the thanksgiving holiday today. before that though, the president will keep the 50 year tradition of pardoning a turkey for thanksgiving day. we will have live coverage starting at 1:20 p.m. eastern. it will be on c-span. defense secretary chuck hagel has sent out a message to personnel saying to all those deployed overseas >> coming up this evening here on c-span2 we will bring you a symposium about genetics forensics and their use in the criminal justice system. also look at the public policy and privacy issues surrounding genome sequencing and the implications of prenatal genetics testing. again, that's tonight at 8 p.m. eastern on c-span2. on c-span in primetime tonight we will go back 50 years ago today for remarks from president lyndon johnson as he addressed a joint session of congress reflecting on john f. kennedy's legacy. just fi
arming everybody. >> well, you're going to like this one because it is similar. >> bush and obama. >> really? [inaudible] [inaudible conversations] >> got to advertise the book. >> thank you. thank you. it was because he sent it bad enough that i started announcing to everybody. i got this divine e-mail. i handed over to cafÉ lattes. one from your blessed jimmy. and then i've been chattering about it so much. [inaudible] >> thank you. it temporary. >> you crazy kid. how are you? i haven't even read your review because they're running me around. >> it's good. >> tomorrow when i'm working on my column, that is when i'll feel to read it and tweet it and post it. [inaudible] >> i would love that. >> do you know you can get your photo with me anytime? just bring him here. you can get a good photo meaning in. >> would you think it is an iphone? are you going to do it yourself? [inaudible] >> nice purse. >> thank you. i've got it in every color. >> yes, yes. is that the same when i complimented him peen? >> i've added an orange and pink. >> you are styling, babycakes. >> i will see you
with you so i will keep it short and stop their. >> thank you all very much. a great discussion and we are only ten minutes over so thanks. "-close-quotes peanut >>> on tuesday former middle east adviser to president obama dennis ross took part in a panel discussion on the foreign policy challenges facing the president. among the topics of the recent agreement with iran on its nuclear program and efforts to begin peace negotiations in serious. hosted by the new america foundation, about one hour and 40 minutes. >> i run the national security program here. this is part of a series that we have done over the past couple of years with our partners, the center for the new america security and the american enterprise institute. it's the seventh in a series of programs we have been focusing on national security. we have an all-star team to talk about the coming challenges and opportunities for the obama administration in the next three years. they are ambassador dennis ross on your far left who is incredibly distinguished public service career focus back to the jimmy carter administration an
is beginning. >> thank you. i am going to move ahead because are you confident that the obama administration and congress can agree on defense cuts that do not impair significantly the ability of the united states to remain the world's dominant superpower? >> not. i think that person outline of a small budget deal when you talk to reasonable members of both parties in congress and there are still some who belong in that category. you can come up with some mechanisms for increasing revenue and some mechanisms for restraining, reducing, that could at least get us to a small budget deal for the next two to three years with some relief for to avoid another round of sequestration and so forth. whether we can see our way through the political process to get there is another question altogether. i think i am by nature an optimist. i want to believe rationality will prevail but so far it hasn't. time after time, from the imposition of sequestration to the recent shutdown and so forth. so i am not confident at this point, but the conversation we need to be having is one of raising public awareness of
. >> thank you, mr. speaker. we welcome this agreement as a first step in a long process. president obama and the american stopping the foreign if it is sufficient issueis is a very serious . [indiscernible] debate we have on whatever side anyone is on with military action related to syria and not iran is very much part of our policy to promote a political solution in syria, including a feast conference on syria. -- including a peace conference syria. i met with people in his temple in a peace conference. that has now been announced for the 22nd of january. we will do everything we can to find a peaceful solution on syria. >> mr. stephen o'brien. >> i apologize for missing the first few moments of the statement. that is a very significant admission. honesty shouldn, be rewarded. hisst say, not withstanding immense distinction, i am afraid it will not be allowed again. he has been very candid. >> i thought transparency was the better decision. it would depend on the transparency of the verification and how much trust can be placed on trying to in greater security. that is more widespread
of the obama administration. until then, part of this morning's "washington journal," looking at afghanistan. we are joined by jason campbell. thank you for joining us. you told me you just returned a couple of weeks ago. tell us about your trip and what you saw and heard there. guest: i was working as a to then analyst coalition forces, a stint kabul. did a lot of focus on looking at how the afghan national security forces are being developed, what are the gaps we are trying to close in the time remaining, and to what degree are they working to get her and coordinating at the subnational level. you have good visibility on what is going on among the senior leadership am minister minister of interior, defense, but it is good to get out and some of the provinces and districts to see to what degree these various components are working on the ground which is where it matters. are you seeing from the afghan national security force? are they improving with their ability to take over after 2014? guest: the biggest gaps are what are referred to and neighbors, someone you talk about intelligence gath
. >> okay. thank you. >> i'm going to move ahead. because i think are you confidence that the obama administration in congress can agree on defense cuts? that do not impair significantly the ability of the united states to remain the world's dominant superpower? >> no. i think that there is an jot line of at least small budget deal to be had. when you talk to reasonable members of both parties in congress, there are still some that belong in the category. you can come up with some mechanisms for increasing revenue and some mechanisms for restraining the reducing entitlement costs. that could at least get us a small budget dream for the next two three years. with some relief for, you know, avoid another round of sequestration and so forth. whether we can see our way through the political paralysis to get there is another question all together. i think that so, you know, by nature an optimist. time after time from the in position of sequestration. so i'm not confident at this point i think the conversation we need to be having is one of raising public awareness of some of the very rea
. [applause] >> good afternoon. thank you, chris, for that nice introduction. thank you to my fellow co-panelists and to the hudson institute for sponsoring this event. the book, as chris mentioned, is "what jefferson read, ike watched and obama tweeted," and i mention it again. hudson institute wants you to know you may tweet this event at your pleasure, and we will also take questions via twitter. this is how even musty think tanks adapt to the 21st century. getting to the titles, i originally had a different title for the book, and i came up with the title after i saw an interesting incident that someone, as chris said, who was a presidential historian and also someone who worked in the white house, an incident that kind of surprised me. a few years ago president obama was trying to sell his health care law, and in doing so, he went to the white house correspondents' dinner, and he told a joke. the joke was about an exemption that he was trying to get for the bill, and he said that i've got this tanning tax in the law, and in order to get this law through or the tanning tax through w
and thank you for being with us. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> president obama and his family are celebrating a quiet thanksgiving at the white house. the obamas sealed the executive mansion rather than go to camp david. the menu included turkey, honey bank ham, torn bread stuffing, oyster stuffing, green beans and green bean casserole. mashedotatoes and potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and dinner rolls. for dessert, they had a choice of nine pies, including huckleberry pie, he can pie, chocolate cream pie, sweet potato pie, banana cream pie, or coconut cream pie. the guest list was not made public. it is not clear how many joined the president and first lady and her daughters, sasha and malia. quick it was like shock and awe. i saw the look he had on his face and i can close my eyes and see him on the stretcher right now. i can see him putting his hand up. i can see his eyes. i can just close my eyes and i can see him. i will never forget that first case sort of bringing me to reality of what was
blacks, hispanics, up liberals coming tended to cluster in central cities in university towns thank communities and have huge percentages to give democrats a big advantage. we'll get the election you will see barack obama 155% or more of the vote and 13 states only 91 votes short of that college majority those states were not contested. the vintage comes then equal population because outside those democratic clusters republican voters are spread more evenly around. so you find them, they're hurt in the electoral college only in those states 55% or more he had a much longer route to go but when you look at congressional districts you see a different picture not just because of redistricting it is a minor effect. if you compare george of the bush 2004 reelected with a popular vote and 2012 reelected 51%. bush carries the electoral college barack obama electoral college 332 nearly 50 more. but how many congressional districts? that is not relative but in a straight ticket country it is relevant for the house. george of the bush 255 john kerry 180. barack obama 201-2209 districts mitt r
-- for success. >> thank you. thank you for coming today and thank you to the audience for watching us. [applause] >> coming up, a discussion on the effect of digital technology on journalism. then, president obama joins us at the dreamworks studio. this is followed with a deal reached on a ran on the new clear program. day before the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, the consumer federation -- releasednd the their spending results and you can see that on c-span. later, president obama pardons the national thanksgiving turkey. the whiteny is at house and you can see live at 1:15 eastern on c-span. weekend since 1998, book tv has brought to the top nonfiction authors. >> i think that women's identities are tied to work in a way that we may not like and find disturbing. it is true will stop when i look at marissa mayer, who was chosen to be the ceo of yahoo! when she , she wasly pregnant asked how much maternity leave and she said none. -- that was not the way i would do it because i took funny of maternity leave. i feel that that is a kind of woman that there is space for. the fact
to by the budget debate of the last couple of months. >> thank you very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> tomorrow is thanksgiving and president obama will pardon the national turkey later today at 1:20 p.m. eastern. secretary chuck hagel released a thanksgiving message department employees and service members today reading to those deployed overseas. we continue with more from our q&a series later today. is with thee weave and can i get -- what is with the cleveland clinic at 7:00 p.m.. >> we have to understand what is going on a healthcare across the country. we have got their in a situation where we do we had to change healthcare. healthcare has become so expensive in the united states oft it is now consuming 18% the gdp. it is turning to eat into things like education and other social programs that we want to have and need to have. we are more expensive than any other country in the world. harness that inflation rate. we have to control it and bring the costs down so that we can remain competitive. we
today. thank you very much, everybody. god bless you, and god bless america. ♪ [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> president obama in san francisco as part of a six stop west coast fund-raising swing, greeting supporters in seattle. here in san francisco in today and in los angeles tomorrow he will talk about his economic agenda. he started talking about lifting sanctions on iran. senate majority leader harry senate might pursue stronger sanctions against iran after lawmakers criticized a nuclear accord that would ease sanctions. he called it an important first step but expressed uncertainty whether it would be good enough to meet when we come back, we will take a look at this, see if we need stronger sanctions, he said in an interview today. coming up this evening, our special q&a program will feature .nthropologist robin nagle she will discuss her experience as a sanitation worker in new york city. it starts at 7 p.m. great years ago, i don't think anyone looked at a crystal ball and thought some coll
to terrorism. all right. >> i'd like to first thank the heritage foundation for inviting me to talk about is very timely and very important national security topic. i'm very skeptical of the geneva deal but i want to first discuss the obama administration's justification for it and what appeared to be some of the underlying assumptions behind it. according to the obama demonstration this agreement is the first step to build confidence between tehran and the measure our sensitivity to be a bridge towards a more comprehensive agreement. i will say there is a certain logic to this. the obama administers and contends that the agreement may be an open to a wider deal, and i assume that they think this will give the iranian president rouhani maneuvering room to do with hard-liners in iran leadership were opposed to any compromise in the nation's nuclear program. a deal like this is based on many questionable assumptions. it assumes the iranian regime is sincere in his state desire to curtail its nuclear program which it claims is entirely peaceful. it assumes president rouhani is a genuine mode
the next time it rolls in, because it always does. thank you very much and have a great evening. [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> the obama administration is delaying yet another aspect of the health care law. an online health insurance marketplace for small businesses is being put off until november, 2014. in a conference call with reporters, administration officials said employers who want to buy marketplace plans for their workers now will need to go through an agent, broker, or insurance company to buy coverage this year instead of using the government website give the associated press says the small business marketplace was supposed to provide employers a new way to shop for coverage. the delay was met with frustration. some of that frustration coming from members of congress. the energy and commerce committee released a statement saying in part, "piecemeal delays and working outside of congress to issue regulations does nothing to solve the fact that this law remains a tremendous failure tha
think that is what president obama and most democrats hope will be the case. so i kind of doubt it but i am waiting to see what portion of that i will be permitted to see. [applause] >> thank you for that enlightening presentation into dialogue with the audience. now on behalf of the college of public club i would like to present you with a small token of our appreciation which you can open quickly. >> one of the things people tell you -- we hope that you'll sip from this mug as you research your next book. the keypad on your coffee table. again on behalf of the club thank you to the audience members for attending this special presentation. we look forward to seeing you at future events when we see other high-level officials such as michael, and also, we are an unfunded club so we appreciate any monetary donations you can make. again, thank you for coming. [applause] we do have the new book shaping the nation of april and he will autograph copies so make sure that you get one. wendy lower talks about the role german women played in the holocaust and reports that close to 500,000 women we
it would be in the future and finally i render seeing you in chicago on the night that barack obama was elected, crying in tears. i just want to cheer you describe the wave of emotion that you felt in 2008 and i will take my answer off the air. >> guest: thank you very much for your question. i have always felt and more and more feel it more so today than it when men never got their due. women played a major role in the civil rights movement. i work with diane nash. she was our leader in the student rights movement and she became a leader nationally. she was the chair of the movement. we had the central committee of the student movement in nashville and diane was a student from chicago and she would haul us together and organized a sit in and she coordinated our efforts on the freedom ride but it was diane nash and ella baker were considered the mothers of the student nonviolent coordinating committee and she would work with doctor martin luther king jr. and planned the meeting for the student nonviolent coordinating committee was founded. she went back to north carolina and went to
is with "the hill" newspaper. gentlemen, thank you for being on "the communicators." >> guest: thank you very much. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> president obama is in san francisco today. he'll talk about immigration policy and changing current laws. in june the senate passed legislation to pay for increased border security and create a guest worker program and a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. the house has yet to act on the measure. you can watch the president's remarks from san francisco live at 2:35 p.m. eastern over on c-span. [background sounds] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [gunfire] >> on november 25, 1963, approximately one million people lined the route of president kennedy's funeral proversion from the u.s. capitol to -- procession from the u.s. capitol to arlington national cemetery. starting tonight at 8:30 on c-span2, watch nbc's coverage of president kennedy's state funeral. >> now, a discussion about the health insurance marketplaces and findings from a report on the number of peo
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